In loving memory of

Barry L. Botsford
November 13, 1946 - January 12, 2022

Barry L. Botsford, on January 12, 2022, of Gloucester Township; formerly of Haddonfield. Age 75.

Beloved husband of 51 years to Marie (nee Bertolino). Devoted father of Marie Corcoran (Broc) and Michelle. Loving Poppy of Broc, Marc and Frank.

Barry retired from Verizon, formerly Bell Telephone. Barry enjoyed his daily cigars, a nice glass of Cognac, and weekly trips to Atlantic City casinos. Barry could often be found tinkering in his garage, searching the internet to learn something new, and maintaining his prized Kubota.

Barry was so proud to be a Vietnam Veteran, enlisting in 1963 and having served as a Communications Technician 3 for Patrol Squadron 22 - The Blue Geese, out of NAS Barbers Point, Hawaii for the United States Navy.

In honor of Barry, there will be a viewing Wednesday, January 19th, 9am to 11am at GARDNER FUNERAL HOME, RUNNEMEDE with a Funeral Service following at the funeral home.

Entombment at New St. Mary's Mausoleum, Bellmawr.

In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation in Barry's memory to the Military Support Group of New Jersey, PO Box 118, Stratford, NJ 08084.


Joe Eastman wrote on Jan 20, 2022:

"From a retired Navy man who grew up in Haddonfield....RIP Warrior! Thank you for your service to this great country...."

Sheryl Campbell wrote on Jan 18, 2022:

"My sincere condolences. Sheryl Campbell "

Patti and Kent Wahl wrote on Jan 18, 2022:

"Marie and family, we can?t tell you how devastated we are to hear of Barry?s passing. We love you both so much and have such wonderful memories of our times together. Barry was a fun guy who was many things but most of all wonderful and generous. Please know that you and the girls and the rest of the family are in our thoughts and prayers. Love, Patti and Kent"

Mark Leaf wrote on Jan 17, 2022:

"We mourn the loss of our dear friend Barry who always was so generous, loved a good laugh and a fine dinner. He was one of a kind and our Navy get togethers will never be the same without him. Rest in peace dear friend. Love to Marie and the family with the knowledge that you were his heart. Mark and Joan Leaf"

Bob Monahan wrote on Jan 16, 2022:

"So many wonderful memories of Barry,the laughs and time spent together over the years. I remember how close my dad and Barry became after Barry came home from serving our country. If there was ever a visit to or from Barry, there were always laughs and a good time. I am heartbroken over Barry?s passing, I know Barry and my dad are laughing and carrying on again. Keeping you, Marie, Michelle, Marie, Broc and the grandchildren in my thoughts and prayers. "

Cheryl Cooper Cotton wrote on Jan 15, 2022:

"Dear Marie and family, we are heartbroken over the loss of our Barry. He was our brother and we loved him so. We are sending prayers for comfort and peace to all of you. Love, Chip & Cheryl "

Sharon Deuter wrote on Jan 15, 2022:

"Our thoughts and prayers are with you Marie and your family; remembering the times he would come over to chat with my dad or ready to lend a hand-Sharon and Chick"